|Trusted and independent: giving charity back to charities review of the Charities Act 2006 - Cabinet Office|
There is no clear legal basis for social investments and this lack of clarity extends into the accounting and reporting processes that underpin such investment. In this situation, social investment will always be the difficult option, discouraging and presenting serious barriers to even the highly committed. The Trustee Act 2000 should be amended to entitle trustees to consider the totality of the benefit an investment...
Keywords: charity; charities; commission; public; trustees; regulatory; fundraising; charitable; frsb; review; public charitable; local authorities; charity commission; charity sector; public benefit; public trust; umbrella bodies; charity law; social investment; annual report
|Transfers to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Scheme 2012 - Home Office|
The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 ('the Act') provides for the abolition of the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) and the establishment of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). It also provides for the transfer of functions of the Secretary of State under or in connection with Part V of the Police Act 1997 (criminal records) to DBS. Upon its abolition, ISA's current functions under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 and the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) ...
Keywords: transfer; dbs; isa; disclosure; liabilities; transfers; barring; secretary; rights; scheme; barring service; civil service; stationery office
|Report on wages in agriculture 1 January to 31 December 2010 - Welsh Assembly Government|
Keywords: agricultural; representatives; wages; board; workers; appointed; employers; grade; members; worker; members vacancy; sick pay; agricultural wages; wages committees; appointed members; vacancy representatives; minimum wage; wages order; wages board; flexible worker
|Nursing and Midwifery Council annual fitness to practise report 2011-2012 - Nursing and Midwifery Council|
Published alongside the Council's annual report for 2011-12 and strategic plan 2012-15 (HC 585, session 2012-13, ISBN 9780102978940)
Keywords: outcomes; referrals; total; interim; fitness; cases; practise; misconduct; competence; adjudication; final adjudication; sexual orientation; investigating committee; identified referrals; final outcomes; adjudication outcomes; competence committee; committee final; interim orders; orders imposed
|Local government financial statistics England:No. 22, 2012 - Department for Communities and Local Government|
Local government expenditure represents about a quarter of all public expenditure, and the data are used in the monitoring of public expenditure and the compilation of the national accounts. Local government finance data are also used by the Government to inform the allocation of resources to local government and the development and monitoring of local government finance policy. It is also used more widely, by local authorities (including fire, police, transport and waste authorities, libraries ...
Keywords: expenditure; local; police; east; west; fire; authorities; revenue; gla; capital; local authorities; west midlands; local government; fire south; council tax; revenue expenditure; east midlands; south east; local authority; gla gla
|The Horserace Betting Levy Board annual report and accounts 2011/12 - Horserace Betting Levy Board|
Dated July 2012
Keywords: levy; board; scheme; assets; prize; racing; fixtures; betting; horserace; financial; defined benefit; comprehensive income; levy board; financial assets; prize money; year ended; betting levy; horserace betting; levy scheme; accounting officer
|Fiscal sustainability report - Office for Budget Responsibility|
In the Fiscal sustainability report (FSR) the Office for Budget Responsibility looks beyond the medium-term forecast horizon of their twice-yearly Economic and fiscal outlooks and ask whether the UK's public finances are likely to be sustainable over the longer term. The approach is twofold: (i) Look at the fiscal impact of past government activity, as reflected in the assets and liabilities on the public sector's balance sheet; (ii) Look at the potential fiscal impact of future government activ...
Keywords: fiscal; gdp; spending; projections; liabilities; wga; public; cent; net; health; fiscal sustainability; balance sheet; public sector; inability report; susta inability; fiscal susta; health care; public service; health spending; fiscal impact
|Fifty eighth annual report of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission for the year ending 30 September 2011 - Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission|
The Marshall Aid Commemoration Act 1953 was passed by the British Parliament in order to express enduring gratitude to the American people for the Marshall Plan. This Act established a series of scholarships for young Americans to study for a degree at a British University, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and administered in Britain by the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission. This is the 58th annual report of the Commission which details the activities of the scholarship scheme f...
Keywords: marshall; university; scholars; doctoral; scholar; masters; scholarship; commemoration; college; macc; eighth annual; college london; marshall aid; marshall scholarship; aid commemoration; fifty eighth; marshall scholars; doctoral level; commemoration commission; london school
|Corruption in the police service in England and Wales: second report - a report based on the IPCC's experience from 2008 to 2011 - Independent Police Complaints Commission|
This is the second of two reports issued by the IPCC following a request from the Home Secretary in the wake of serious public concerns about phone hacking and the relationship between the police and the media. The first report, published in September 2011 (ISBN 9780108510991), provided details of cases under investigation by the IPCC relating to the above issues, described the relative powers and roles of the IPCC and police forces themselves, and included some data, definitions and issues aris...
Keywords: corruption; police; ipcc; allegations; public; misconduct; investigation; cases; investigations; referrals; cases referred; police officer; police service; focus group; police corruption; public views; group participants; police forces; corruption cases; corruption referrals
|The Churches Conservation Trust annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2012 - Churches Conservation Trust|
Keywords: trust; churches; conservation; accounting; income; historic; funds; trustees; management; church; tangible fixed; endowment funds; conservation trust; income generation; churches conservation; fixed assets; resources expended; incoming resources; accounting officer; risk management
|Child poverty in the UK: the report on the 2010 target - Department for Education|
Section 1 of the Child Poverty Act 2012 requires the Government to report on whether or not the target to reduce the number of children living in relative income poverty by half by 2012/11 from a 1998/99 base was met. This report finds that the target was not met: although the number of children living in relative income poverty reduced to 2.3 million, that figure is 600,000 short of the number required to meet the target...
Keywords: poverty; child; children; families; households; relative; workless; income; support; target; average income; workless families; child poverty; children living; relative income; workless households; working households; great britain; income poverty; accurate picture
|An investigation into border security checks - Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency|
The Chief Inspector was commissioned by the Home Secretary to investigate and report on the level of checks operated at ports of entry to the UK. This followed the disclosure that some checks may have been suspended without the approval of ministers and the subsequent suspension of the then Head of Border Force. The investigation focused particularly on: the Home Office Warnings Index (WI) - used to ascertain whether passengers are of interest to the government agencies; Secure ID - checks passe...
Keywords: border; immigration; secure; agency; ports; heathrow; suspension; checks; suspensions; level; security checks; eea nationals; border force; border agency; border security; chief executive; travel documents; immigration minister; immigration officers; visa nationals
|Amended guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003 - Home Office|
This document sets out the amended guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003 (ISBN 9780105417033), originally published 17.07.2003. The 2003 Act is amended by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011, ISBN 9780105413110, (issued 27.09.2011). It revises the 2003 Act, providing greater flexibility for local communities and licensing authorities to shape and determine local licensing...
Keywords: licensing; premises; licence; alcohol; application; licensable; authorities; authority; conditions; guidance; guidance issued; personal licence; licensing authority; responsible authorities; licensing authorities; licensing objectives; licence holder; club premises; premises licence; amended guidance
|Understanding the risks, empowering communities, building resilience: the national flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy for England - Environment Agency|
Keywords: flood; risk; coastal; erosion; local; environment; flooding; management; risks; fcerm; lead local; management authorities; risk management; erosion risk; coastal erosion; local flood; flood authorities; environment agency; flood risk; surface water
|UK Anti-Doping Annual report 2010/11 - UK Anti-doping|
Keywords: doping; sport; march; athletes; testing; accounting; financial; athlete; international; assets; net expenditure; financial reporting; financial statements; internal control; athlete suspended; rugby union; testing programme; doping control; chief executive; david kenworthy
|Prison Service Pay Review Body seventh report on Northern Ireland 2011 - Prison Service Pay Review Body|
The Prison Service Pay Review Body 2011 report on Northern Ireland sets out a number of recommendations regarding pay, including: a consolidated increase of ¹250 for night custody officers, operational support grades and healthcare assistants; a consolidated increase of ¹0.12 per hour for prisoner custody officers and senior prisoner custody officers; that night patrol officers be paid at a single rate of ¹18,704...
Keywords: pay; prison; northern; remit; nips; custody; staff; ireland; northern ireland; recommendations; prisoner custody; night patrol; prison service; remit group; review body; public sector; pay freeze; ireland prison; pay review
|Overarching national policy statement for energy (EN-1) - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
This national policy statement (NPS) sets out national policy for the energy infrastructure. A further five technology-specific NPSs for the energy sector cover: fossil fuel electricity generation (EN-2) (ISBN 9780108510786); renewable electricity generation (both onshore and offshore) (EN-3) (ISBN 9780108510793); gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) (ISBN 9780108510809); the electricity transmission and distribution network (EN-5) (ISBN 9780108510816); and nuclear power ge...
Keywords: energy; ipc; infrastructure; overarching; impacts; carbon; development; electricity; applicant; gas; development consent; nuclear power; policy statement; climate change; national policy; low carbon; power stations; energy infrastructure; overarching national; electricity generation
|National policy statement for nuclear power generation (EN-6) - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
This national policy statement (NPS) sets out national policy for nuclear power generation. A further five technology-specific NPSs for the energy sector cover: national policy for the energy infrastructure (EN-1) (ISBN 9780108510779); fossil fuel electricity generation (EN-2) (ISBN 9780108510786); renewable electricity infrastructure (EN-3) (ISBN 9780108510793); gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) (ISBN 9780108510809); and the electricity transmission and distribution net...
Keywords: nuclear; ipc; power; sites; stations; policy; impacts; nps; assessment; aos; nuclear aos; climate change; nuclear power; power generation; power stations; development consent; flood risk; policy statement; national policy; power station
|National policy statement for electricity networks infrastructure (EN-5) - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
This national policy statement (NPS) sets out national policy for electricity networks infrastructure. A further five technology-specific NPSs for the energy sector cover: national policy for the energy infrastructure (EN-1) (ISBN 9780108510779); fossil fuel electricity generation (EN-2) (ISBN 9780108510786); renewable electricity infrastructure (EN-3) (ISBN 9780108510793); gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) (ISBN 9780108510809); and nuclear power generation (EN-6) (ISBN ...
Keywords: electricity; infrastructure; networks; overhead; impacts; energy; nps; ipc; effects; lines; overhead lines; magnetic fields; electricity networks; power lines; networks infrastructure; climate change; electricity network; national policy; policy statement; energy infrastructure
|National policy statement for renewable electricity infrastructure (EN-3) - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
This national policy statement (NPS) sets out national policy for renewable electricity infrastructure. A further five technology-specific NPSs for the energy sector cover: national policy for the energy infrastructure (EN-1) (ISBN 9780108510779); fossil fuel electricity generation (EN-2) (ISBN 9780108510786); gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) (ISBN 9780108510809); the electricity transmission and distribution network (EN-5) (ISBN 9780108510816); and nuclear electricity ...
Keywords: ipc; wind; offshore; energy; impacts; assessment; renewable; infrastructure; generating; effects; wind farms; onshore wind; renewable energy; policy statement; energy infrastructure; national policy; generating stations; wind farm; offshore wind; wind turbines
|National policy statement for fossil fuel electricity generation infrastructure (EN-2) - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
This National policy statement (NPS) sets out national policy for the fossil fuel electricity generation infrastructure. A further five technology-specific NPSs for the energy sector cover: national policy for the energy infrastructure (EN-1) (ISBN 9780108510779); renewable electricity generation (both onshore and offshore) (EN-3) (ISBN 9780108510793); gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) (ISBN 9780108510809); the electricity transmission and distribution network (EN-5) (IS...
Keywords: generating; fossil; fuel; infrastructure; stations; nps; impacts; ipc; electricity; energy; national policy; fuel electricity; fossil fuel; policy statement; generating stations; generating infrastructure; energy infrastructure; electricity generating; fuel generating; generating station
|The Jobseeker's Allowance (Mandatory Work Activity Scheme) Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011 No. 688): report by the Social Security Advisory Committee under Section 174 (1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 and statement by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in accordance with Section 174 (2) of that Act|
The large majority of those claiming Jobseeker's Allowance make every effort to find work. But some customers do just enough to meet the conditions of their claim while at the same time continually failing to demonstrate the focus and discipline that is a key requirement of finding, securing and retaining employment. Mandatory Work Activity is being introduced to enable advisers to address this problem, supporting this particular group of customers at the earliest possible stage...
Keywords: mandatory; activity; work; jobcentre; regulations; allowance; regulation; customers; sanctions; participate; favourable decision; customers referred; mandatory work; social security; work activity; seeking employment; disentitlement decision; activity scheme; actively seeking; housing benefit
|The Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. no. 2011/1736): report by the Social Security Advisory Committee under section 174 (1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 and the statement by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in accordance with sections 174 (2) of that Act - Social Security Advisory Committee|
The Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2011 were to give effect to the Government's plans to extend The Housing Benefit shared accommodation rate to people under the age of 35. The shared accommodation rate currently applies to people under the age of 25 living in the private rented sector. The Committee recommends that the proposals do not go ahead in their current form. They raise a number of concerns about the supply and availability of shared accommodation and comment on the impact of t...
Keywords: shared; housing; accommodation; rate; lha; rent; claimants; benefit; age; changes; social security; transitional protection; housing benefit; housing allowance; shared accommodation; discretionary housing; impact assessment; local housing; accommodation rate; local authorities
|The Government response to parliamentary scrutiny of the revised draft national policy statements for energy infrastructure - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
In November 2009 the previous Government published six draft energy NPSs and associated documents for public consultation and Parliamentary scrutiny. In the House of Commons, the previous Energy and Climate Change (ECC) Select Committee scrutinised the draft energy NPSs and published a report (HC 231-I, session 2009-10, ISBN 9780215545237) of itsfindings. This included a recommendation that the draft NPSs should be subject to a debate in the main chamber of the House of Commons...
Keywords: energy; infrastructure; response; government; scrutiny; draft; nuclear; revised; nps; ipc; draft national; nuclear power; national policy; government response; revised draft; policy statements; power stations; energy infrastructure; parliamentary scrutiny; lords grand
|First report on the operation of the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010: (review period: December 2010 to September 2011) - Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation|
The Act under review gives the Treasury power to freeze the assets of individuals and groups thought to be involved in terrorism, whether in the UK or abroad, and to deprive them of access to financial resources. It implements UN Security Council Resolution 1373 and is one of a number of measures at the Government's disposal for preventing the financing of terrorism. At the end of the review period in September 2011: 30 individuals and 8 groups were designated by the Treasury under the Act...
Keywords: designated; tafa; terrorist; asset; terrorism; designations; treasury; designation; licences; persons; necessity test; taliban asset; asset freezing; terrorist asset; united kingdom; asset freeze; reasonable belief; designated persons; designated person; security council
|Fifty seventh annual report of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission for the year ending 30 September 2010 - Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission|
The Marshall Aid Commemoration Act 1953 was passed by the British Parliament in order to express enduring gratitude to the American people for the Marshall Plan. This Act established a series of scholarships for young Americans to study for a degree at a British University, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and administered in Britain by the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission. This is the 56th annual report of the Commission which details the activities of the scholarship scheme f...
|Export of objects of cultural interest 2010/11: 1 May 2010 - 30 April 2011 - Department for Culture, Media and Sport|
The UK's export controls of objects of cultural interest are aimed to strike a balance between the need to protect the heritage, the rights of owners and the encouragement of a thriving art market. This is the seventh annual report on the operation of export controls on objects of cultural interest which covers the period 1 May 2010 to 30 April 2011. As well as the Reviewing Committee report, it includes descriptions of individual export cases that were referred to the Committee by expert adviso...
Keywords: export; waverley; cultural; painting; deferral; licence; art; objects; case; applicant; initial deferral; raise funds; cultural interest; expert adviser; export licence; serious intention; reviewing committee; third waverley; licence application; waverley criteria
|Corruption in the police service in England and Wales: first report - Independent Police Complaints Commission|
This report sets out: a description of the IPCC, its powers and responsibilities; definitions of police corruption in current usage; data on referrals from the police to the IPCC; a selection of corruption case studies; issues arising from corruption cases for the police service. It also identifies what will be covered in a more detailed report later in the year: further analysis of corruption referrals by individual forces over the past two/three years; more detailed identification of the conte...
Keywords: ipcc; police; corruption; referrals; received; allegations; investigations; investigation; cases; complaints; independent investigations; police forces; police service; police corruption; chief constable; police complaints; independent police; police officer; police officers; phone hacking
|Co-operation and requesting information in flood and coastal erosion risk management: statutory guidance on the implementation of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 sections 13(1) and 14 in England - Environment Agency|
Keywords: flood; risk; management; erosion; authorities; authority; request; coastal; requesting; requests; flood risk; water management; risk management; local flood; coastal erosion; environment agency; relevant authority; management authorities; erosion risk; lead local
|The Churches Conservation Trust annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2011 - Churches Conservation Trust|
Keywords: trust; churches; funds; trustees; conservation; fundraising; church; income; management; historic; tangible fixed; endowment funds; incoming resources; fixed assets; conservation trust; year ended; investment income; chief executive; churches conservation; resources expended
|British gambling prevalence survey 2010 - Gambling Commission|
This report, carried out by the National Centre for Social Research, sets out the results of the British Gambling Prevalence Survey (BGPS) 2010, the third nationally representative survey of its kind: previous studies were undertaken in 1999 and 2007. The aim of the survey being to provide data on participation in all forms of gambling in Great Britain, the prevalence of problem gambling, attitudes to gambling and to explore a range of associations with gambling behaviour...
Keywords: gambling; prevalence; betting; survey; activities; problem; online; gamblers; bases; pgsi; casino games; slot machine; gambling prevalence; gambling activities; problem gambling; national lottery; machine style; prevalence survey; british gambling; low risk
|Annual review of controls on imports of animal products: April 2010 - March 2011|
This is the ninth annual review of import controls on animal products into England, Wales and Scotland. (Northern Ireland is a separate disease control region and operates a different illegal import control system). In accordance with the Animal Health Act 1981, this report details progress made on activities undertaken to prevent the introduction of disease through the import of animal products or matters for the period April 2010 - March 2011, as well as plans for the coming year.
Keywords: ukba; wgt; poao; animal; imports; seized; seizures; defra; enforcement; fsa; northern ireland; meat fish; times seized; rural affairs; animal health; personal import; illegal imports; personal imports; seizures wgt; inland las
|Export of objects of cultural interest 2009/10: 1 May 2009 - 30 April 2010 - Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest|
The UK's export controls of objects of cultural interest are aimed to strike a balance between the need to protect the heritage, the rights of owners and the encouragement of a thriving art market. This is the sixth annual report on the operation of export controls on objects of cultural interest which covers the period 1 May 2009 to 30 April 2010. As well as the Reviewing Committee report, it includes descriptions of 22 individual export cases that were referred to the Committee by expert advis...
Keywords: export; waverley; objects; deferral; art; licence; painting; cultural; national; purchase; serious intention; raise funds; cultural interest; reviewing committee; export licence; initial deferral; deferral period; expert adviser; licence application; third waverley
|Report on the operation in 2009 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and of part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006 - Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation|
Keywords: terrorism; terrorist; schedule; annex; arrests; offences; offence; police; powers; northern; proscribed organisations; prosecution service; northern ireland; independent reviewer; metropolitan police; great britain; police service; terrorism arrests; human rights; terrorism legislation
|Report of the first periodic review of Scottish Parliament boundaries - Boundary Commission for Scotland|
This report presents the Boundary Commission for Scotland's proposals regarding 73 Scottish Parliament constituencies and 8 regions for the election of regional MSPs. The Commission concludes that, due to changes in electorates and to council area boundaries, the existing constituencies and regions require alteration. Details of deliberations in arriving at the recommendations for each constituency and region, along with summary maps, are given in appendices.
Keywords: constituencies; constituency; council; recommendations; provisional; east; boundary; scotland; commission; scottish; revised recommendations; periodic review; council area; final recommendations; boundary commission; council areas; local inquiry; scottish parliament; provisional proposals; parliament boundaries
|Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE): code D: code of practice for the identification of persons by police officers - Home Office|
This Code of Practice concerns the principal methods used by police to identify people in connection with the investigation of offences and the keeping of accurate and reliable criminal records. The powers and procedures in this code must be used fairly, responsibly, with respect for the people to whom they apply and without unlawful discrimination. The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful for police officers to discriminate against, harass or victimise any person on the grounds of the ’pr...
Keywords: identification; person; witness; paragraph; fingerprints; code; police; suspect; officer; offence; video identification; recordable offence; police officers; police station; identification parade; group identification; identification procedures; identification officer; footwear impressions; identification procedure
|Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE): code B: code of practice for searches of premises by police officers and the seizure of property found by police officer on persons or premises - Home Office|
The right to privacy and respect for personal property are key principles of the Human Rights Act 1998. Powers of entry, search and seizure should be fully and clearly justified before use because they may significantly interfere with the occupier's privacy. Officers should consider if the necessary objectives can be met by less intrusive means. Powers to search and seize must be used fairly, responsibly, with respect for people who occupy premises being searched or are in charge of property bei...
Keywords: search; premises; officer; property; powers; police; code; warrant; occupier; paragraph; search warrant; search warrants; searching premises; reasonable grounds; seizing property; criminal justice; person entitled; search premises; police officers; written authority
|Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE): code A: code of practice for the exercise by: police officers of statutory powers of stop and search; police officers and police staff of requirements to record public encounters - Home Office|
This code governs the exercise by police officers of statutory powers to search a person or a vehicle without first making an arrest. In addition, it covers requirements on police officers and police staff to record encounters not governed by statutory powers. This code does not apply to: (a) the powers of stop and search under; (i) Aviation Security Act 1982, section 27(2); (ii) Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, section 6(1) (which relates specifically to powers of constables employed by s...
Keywords: search; powers; person; code; searches; officers; officer; police; terrorism; authorisation; police station; public order; police officers; search powers; statutory powers; reasonable suspicion; serious violence; criminal justice; reasonable grounds; police reform
|National policy statement for waste water: a framework document for planning decisions on nationally significant waste water infrastructure - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs|
This Waste Water National Policy Statement (NPS) will be used by the Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC) when deciding whether such applications should get the go-ahead. The policy will be applied to large-scale developments, referred to as Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) in the Planning Act 2008. The NPS refers to two projects that may be dealt with by the IPC - the proposed treatment works at Deephams in North East London, and the Thames Tunnel which will carry wast...
Keywords: ipc; water; waste; impacts; treatment; applicant; development; infrastructure; thames; mitigation; thames tunnel; water quality; waste water; development consent; water infrastructure; climate change; surface water; generic impacts; water treatment; environment agency
|Equality Act 2010: code of practice on services, public functions associations - Equality and Human Rights Commission|
Keywords: code; functions; associations; public; draft; protected; practice; discrimination; public functions; provider; service user; positive action; draft code; reasonable adjustments; associations code; disabled people; protected characteristic; service provider; service providers
|Equality Act 2010: code of practice on employment - Equality and Human Rights Commission|
Keywords: employer; equality; employment; code; worker; rights; statutory; discrimination; protected; commission; employment tribunal; direct discrimination; human rights; reasonable adjustments; rights commission; protected characteristic; positive action; commission statutory; statutory code; disabled person
|Annual review of controls on imports of animal products: April 2009 - March 2010|
This is the eighth annual review of import controls on animal products into England, Wales and Scotland. (Northern Ireland is a separate disease control region and operates a different illegal import control system). In accordance with the Animal Health Act 1981, this report details progress made on activities undertaken to prevent the introduction of disease through the import of animal products or matters for the period April 2009 - March 2010, as well as plans for the coming year.
Keywords: animal; products; ukba; defra; seizures; wgt; poao; imports; seized; illegal; illegal imports; rural affairs; animal origin; seizures wgt; animal products; local authorities; personal imports; times seized; animal health; port health
|Overarching national policy statement for energy (EN-1) - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
This draft national policy statement (NPS) sets out national policy for the energy infrastructure. A further five technology-specific NPSs for the energy sector cover: fossil fuel electricity generation (EN-2) (ISBN 9780108508059); renewable electricity generation (both onshore and offshore) (EN-3) (ISBN 9780108508516); gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) (ISBN 9780108508523); the electricity transmission and distribution network (EN-5) (ISBN 9780108508530); and nuclear el...
Keywords: ipc; energy; infrastructure; development; applicant; climate; electricity; impacts; carbon; planning; low carbon; electricity generation; energy infrastructure; draft overarching; policy statement; climate change; ipc decision; overarching national; national policy; power stations
|National policy statement for renewable electricity infrastructure (EN-3) - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
Keywords: wind; ipc; offshore; infrastructure; renewable; farm; impacts; energy; assessment; onshore; wind turbines; policy statement; wind farm; wind farms; offshore wind; onshore wind; draft national; renewable energy; energy infrastructure; national policy
|National policy statement for gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
Keywords: gas; ipc; pipelines; impacts; lng; applicant; storage; infrastructure; pipeline; mitigation; lng import; national policy; gas supply; energy infrastructure; gas storage; natural gas; policy statement; supply infrastructure; oil pipelines; gas reception
|Meeting carbon budgets - the need for a step change: progress report to Parliament - Committee on Climate Change|
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is an independent body established under the Climate Change Act to advise the UK Government on setting carbon budgets, and to report to Parliament on the progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Keywords: emissions; carbon; energy; indicators; change; climate; measures; reduction; renewable; electric; change committee; emissions reductions; emissions reduction; energy efficiency; climate change; step change; electric cars; meeting carbon; carbon budgets; renewable heat
|Draft national policy statement for ports - Department for Transport|
This statement is part of the new planning system. It is a National Policy Statement (NPS) and provides the framework for future decisions on proposals for new port development to be taken by the Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC) established under the 2008 Act to deal with nationally significant infrastructure proposals. The NPS sets out the Government's conclusions on the need for new port infrastructure, considering the current place of ports in the national economy, the available evide...
Keywords: ports; impacts; development; assessment; mitigation; applicant; infrastructure; port; guidance; proposed; proposed project; decision maker; policy statement; port development; national policy; development consent; welsh assembly; climate change; flood risk; mitigation measures
|Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council Welsh Committee annual report 2008/2009 - Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council, Welsh Committee|
Keywords: tribunals; luelsh; luales; administrative; justice; cardiff; lue; tribunal; devolved; assembly; enforcement ret; special educational; administrative justice; luelsh committee; assembly government; luelsh language; mental health; luelsh ministers; luelsh assembly; tribunals operating
|Equality Act 2010: code of practice on equal pay - Equality and Human Rights Commission|
Keywords: pay; equal; code; practice; employer; comparator; draft; equality; woman; maternity; equal work; sex discrimination; equal pay; employment tribunal; pay code; maternity leave; material factor; job evaluation; draft code; pay systems
|DFID in 2009-10: response to the International Development (Reporting and Transparency) Act 2006 - Department for International Development|
This report provides a summary of the recent contribution of the Department for International Development to delivering the Millenium Development Goals. It includes details by country describing progress made and DFID's contribution. It discusses aims for bilateral and multilateral aid and the statistical information on monies spent
Keywords: bilateral; dfid; total; percentage; humanitarian; gpex; net; oda; programme; assistance; humanitarian assistance; bilateral programme; total bilateral; public expenditure; bilateral oda; bilateral gross; bilateral gpex; gross public; net bilateral; dfid bilateral